(Near I-70 and Harlan)
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
Asthma is a condition that affects millions of people around the world. It is a respiratory condition and attacks can be minor or severe – even life threatening. There are various triggers for an asthma attack – dust and allergens in the air are common triggers for attacks. With spring being in full-force and summer approaching, it can be tough to be an asthma sufferer. You take a few steps outside and the pollen sets off an attack.
While many people head to the doctors office for ways of dealing with asthma symptoms. Yet there may be one easy way you’ve completely overlooked. Your air conditioner. Yes, your air conditioner can help control your asthma.
Your air conditioner is not going to save you from an asthma attack – your asthma medication will handle that. However, your home’s air conditioner can help make your breathing environment cleaner – meaning fewer asthma attacks. Continue reading →
May is National Allergy/Asthma Awareness Month. And with spring in full gear for the first time in years here in Colorado, allergies may be at the top of your concern list for you and your family. As the pollen levels rise outside, you may find yourself miserable when you step out of your house.
If you or any of your loved ones suffer from allergies, you know how difficult it can be to get through the spring while fighting allergies. The nice weather leaves you wanting to go outside – but the allergens outside make it uncomfortable, both inside and out. Instead of being stuck between a rock and a hard place, here are some tips for keeping spring allergens out of your home.
When the pollen count is high, avoid opening your windows. Keep your door and windows closed as much as possible. Pay special attention to your local pollen count so you will know when to avoid the outdoors and when you can embrace it.
Keep your home dusted and vacuumed. Use a vacuum that is certified to be friendly to allergy and asthma sufferers. When you vacuum, wear a mask to avoid inhaling any dust and allergens that your vacuum might kick up into the air. Continue reading →